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Nebraska governor approves Keystone pipeline

The move puts the onus back on the Obama administration to decide the fate of the pipeline. Continue reading

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Algeria hostage crisis ends; death toll unclear

Conflicting reports surround fate of hostages. Continue reading

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Former Nortel execs await corporate fraud ruling

Three former Nortel executives accused of orchestrating a widespread multimillion-dollar fraud will learn their fate in Toronto on Monday, nearly a year after one of the largest criminal trials in Canada’s corporate history began. Continue reading

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Italian menswear shows open in gloom over economy and Missoni

Milan’s menswear fashion week started on Saturday amid concerns over the economy and also the fate of Vittorio Missoni, one of Italy’s best-known clothes executives, whose plane disappeared off Venezuela a week ago. Continue reading

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Syria rebels seize base as envoy holds talks

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) – Rebels seized control of one of Syria's largest helicopter bases on Friday, opposition sources said, in their first capture of a military airfield used by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Fighting raged across the country as international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi sought a political solution to Syria's civil war, meeting senior U.S. Continue reading

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Putin signs ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Friday that bans Americans from adopting Russian children and imposes other sanctions in retaliation for a new U.S. human rights law that he says is poisoning relations. Washington has called the new Russian law misguided, saying it ties the fate of children to “unrelated political considerations”, and analysts say it is likely to deepen a chill in U.S.-Russia relations and harm Putin's image abroad Continue reading

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Putin signs ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Friday that bans Americans from adopting Russian children and imposes other sanctions in retaliation for a new U.S. human rights law that he says is poisoning relations Continue reading

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Kill bill? US says dollar coins would save $4.4B

Congress has gone back and forth so many times about the fate of the $1 coin, it might as well just flip one to decide. Continue reading

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Putin strong at 60 but economic challenges loom

As he hits his 60th birthday, Vladimir Putin seems to be in the prime of life: He hang-glides with Siberian cranes, shows off judo moves and exudes supreme self-confidence at Russia's helm. But scratch the surface and a picture emerges of a surprisingly vulnerable leader whose fate hinges on the vagaries of oil prices and popular docility in the face of strong-arm tactics. Continue reading

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Putin strong at 60 but economic challenges loom

As he hits his 60th birthday, Vladimir Putin seems to be in the prime of life: He hang-glides with Siberian cranes, shows off judo moves and exudes supreme self-confidence at Russia's helm. But scratch the surface and a picture emerges of a surprisingly vulnerable leader whose fate hinges on the vagaries of oil prices and popular docility in the face of strong-arm tactics. Continue reading

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